Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders for Western Asset Mortgage
Capital Corporation (the Company) was held on June 1, 2017. Set
forth below are the final voting results for each of the
proposals submitted to a vote of the shareholders.
1.
The nominees for election of Directors, each for a one-year
term, were elected based upon the following votes:
Nominees
Votes For
Votes Withheld
Broker Non-Votes
Edward D. Fox
James W. Hirschmann, III
Ranjit M. Kripalani
M. Christian Mitchell
Jennifer W. Murphy
Richard W. Roll
15,734,169
15,206,311
15,718,850
15,737,707
15,770,088
15,767,266
431,321
959,179
446,640
427,783
395,402
398,224
17,288,257
17,288,257
17,288,257
17,288,257
17,288,257
17,288,257
2.
The proposal to ratify the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent
registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2017 was approved based upon the
following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
32,903,872
399,516
150,359


About Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation is a real estate investment trust focused on investing in, financing and managing a portfolio of real estate related securities, whole-loans and other financial assets. The Company’s portfolio consists of Agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) (including To-Be-Announced securities (TBAs)), Non-Agency RMBS, Agency and Non-Agency commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), and Whole-Loans. In addition, the Company also invests in other securities, including certain Agency obligations that are not technically mortgage-backed securities (MBS), as well as in certain Non-United States CMBS and asset-backed securities (ABS) investments secured by a portfolio private student loans. The Company is externally managed and advised by Western Asset Management Company.

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